Libraries News Round-up: 23 January 2016

Public Libraries News
Editorial | Halifax give a little extra help (or do they?) and the SCL fail to directly support #MyLibraryByRight
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/01/halifax-give-a-little-extra-help-or-do-they-and-the-scl-fail-to-directly-support-mylibrarybyright.html

Public Libraries News
The pros and cons of commercial involvement in libraries
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/privatized-libraries-outsourcing-library-services/the-pros-and-cons-of-commercial-involvement-in-libraries

Shropshire Star : 23rd January
Shropshire Wrekin MP Mark Pritchard calls for Commons debate over ‘heartless’ Telford library cuts
Chris Grayling, Leader of the House of Commons, responded: “My honourable friend makes an importantpoint. Library services remain of enormous importance to people in this country.”
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2016/01/23/mp-mark-pritchard-calls-for-commons-debate-over-heartless-telford-library-cuts/

Guardian Series : 22nd January
Redbridge | Campaigner ‘not confident’ council will keep libraries open
http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/14224349.Campaigner__not_confident__council_will_keep_libraries_open/

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